Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion: An Overview

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    Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion, or OTEC, is a technology that extracts power from the ocean's natural thermal gradient. This publication provides an overview of the OTEC technology.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages38
    StatePublished - 1989

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/SP-220-3024


    • closed cycle
    • hybrid cycle
    • ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC)
    • open cycle
    • OTEC
    • United States Department of Energy


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